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62P/Tsuchinshan

Orbital period : 6.38 years

NASA/JPL elements
IAU/MPC elements


On 2017 Nov 29 04h27 UT by Francois Kugel


(Copyright Francois Kugel)

Coma Total magnitude (m1)13.6
Aperture radius used for m10.4 '
Nuclear magnitude (m2)15.3
m2 standard deviation0.0
Aperture radius used for m26.4 "
Coma diameter6.5 '
Tail position angle (PA)295 °
r (dist/Sun) 1.391 AU
d (dist/Earth) 1.297 AU
Right ascension11 46 08.80 h m s
Declination+08 49 48.1 ° ' "
MPC report
COD A77
CON FRANCOIS KUGEL [fkugel@wanadoo.fr]
OBS C. Rinner, F. Kugel
MEA F. Kugel
TEL 0.4-m f/3 reflector + CCD
ACK MPCReport file updated 2017.11.29 07:20:58
AC2 fkugel@wanadoo.fr
NET UCAC-4
0062P        KC2017 11 29.18548 11 46 08.80 +08 49 48.1          15.3 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 11 29.19051 11 46 09.68 +08 49 44.6          15.3 N      A77
0062P        KC2017 11 29.19539 11 46 10.58 +08 49 41.5          13.6 T      A77
Instrumental configurationConfig1
Instrument typeNewton
Instrument aperture (0=naked eye)400 mm
Instrument focale length1200 mm
Instrument focale/diameter3
Filter(s)L
CameraATIK460ex
SensorCCD
Sensor temperature-20 °C
Binning1x1
MountMeade MCMT-TDM
Exposure details18x60s
Observatory MPC codeA77
Reference stars catalogUCAC-4
Image resize factor1
Resulting picture sampling (scale)0.8 "/pix
Remarks or commentsTail 4' pa 295
Observation submission date2017 Nov 29 07h26m47s
Observation modification date2017 Nov 29 07h48m39s

(Record n° 18569)

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